, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 437-438
Date: 15 Dec 2006

The Train Paradox

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Abstract

When two omnipotent beings are randomly and sequentially selecting positive integers, the being who selects second is almost certain to select a larger number. I then use the relativity of simultaneity to create a paradox by having omnipotent beings select positive integers in different orders for different observers.

An erratum to this article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11406-007-9043-2